Kensuke Tanabe

Also Known As

  • Kenji Tanabe

Game Credits


Theta (2007)   (Producer)
Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem (2002)   (Supervisor)
Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards (2000)   (Assistant Managers)


Metroid Prime: Federation Force (2016)   (Producer)
Paper Mario: Color Splash (2016)   (Producer)
Chibi-Robo!: Zip Lash (2015)   (Producers)
Kirby and the Rainbow Curse (2015)   (Producers)
Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars (2015)   (Supervisors)
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (2014)   (Producer)
Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D (2013)   (Producer)
Mario and Donkey Kong: Minis on the Move (2013)   (Producer)
Crashmo (2012)   (Producers)
Dillon's Rolling Western (2012)   (Producer)
Kirby's Dream Collection: Special Edition (2012)   (Producers)
Paper Mario: Sticker Star (2012)   (Producers)
Sakura Samurai: Art of the Sword (2012)   (Producers)
Kirby: Mass Attack (2011)   (Senior Producers)
Mystery Case Files: The Malgrave Incident (2011)   (Producers)
Pilotwings Resort (2011)   (Producers)
Pushmo (2011)   (Producers)
Art Academy (2010)   (Producers)
Art Style: light trax (2010)   (Producers)
Aura-Aura Climber (2010)   (Producer)
Donkey Kong Country Returns (2010)   (Producer)
Fluidity (2010)   (Producers)
Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Mini-Land Mayhem! (2010)   (Producer)
Excitebike: World Rally (2009)   (Producers)
ExciteBots: Trick Racing (2009)   (Producers)
Irozuki Tincle no Koi no Balloon Trip (2009)   (Producer)
Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Minis March Again! (2009)   (Producer)
Picross 3D (2009)   (Producers)
PictureBook Games: Pop-Up Pursuit (2009)   (Producers)
Punch-Out!! (2009)   (Producer)
Captain★Rainbow (2008)   (Producers)
Kirby Super Star Ultra (2008)   (Producers)
Mystery Case Files: MillionHeir (2008)   (Producer)
Super Smash Bros. Brawl (2008)   (Producers)
BWii: Battalion Wars 2 (2007)   (Producers)
Chibi-Robo!: Park Patrol (2007)   (Producers)
Mario Strikers Charged (2007)   (Producer)
Metroid Prime 3: Corruption (2007)   (Producer)
Super Paper Mario (2007)   (Producers)
Boundish (2006)   (Producers)
Coloris (2006)   (Producers)
Custom Robo Arena (2006)   (Producer)
Digidrive (2006)   (Producer)
Dotstream (2006)   (Producers)
Excite Truck (2006)   (Producers)
Freshly-Picked Tingle's Rosy Rupeeland (2006)   (Producer)
Kirby: Squeak Squad (2006)   (Producers)
Magical Starsign (2006)   (Producers)
Mario vs. Donkey Kong 2: March of the Minis (2006)   (Producer)
Metroid Prime: Hunters (2006)   (Producer)
Mother 3 (2006)   (Producers)
Orbient (2006)   (Producers)
Rotohex (2006)   (Producers)
Soundvoyager (2006)   (Producers)
Battalion Wars (2005)   (Producer)
Chibi-Robo!: Plug into Adventure! (2005)   (Producers)
Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Tr... (2005)   (Producer)
Geist (2005)   (Producers)
Kirby: Canvas Curse (2005)   (Producers)
Metroid Prime Pinball (2005)   (Producer)
Star Fox Assault (2005)   (Project Management )
Super Mario Strikers (2005)   (Producer)
Metroid Prime 2: Echoes (2004)   (PRODUCERS)
Giftpia (2003)   (Supervisor)
Metroid Prime (2002)   (Coproducers)
Pokémon Snap Station (1999)   (Supervisor)
Pocket Monsters Stadium (1998)   (Battle Drector (バトル ディレクター))
Kirby's Block Ball (1995)   (Supervisors )


Game & Wario (2013)   (Directing Support)
BS Super Mario USA (1996)   (Original Game Design)
Kirby's Dream Land 2 (1995)   (Map Designers)
Kirby's Dream Course (1994)   (Map Designers)
Stunt Race FX (1994)   (Map Designers)
Super Mario All-Stars (1993)   (Director)
Super Mario Bros. 2 (1988)   (Director)
Super Mario Bros. 3 (1988)   (Level Designers)
Yume Kōjō: Dokidoki Panic (1987)   (Director)


The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D (2011)   (Script Support)
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past/Four Swords (2002)   (Script)
The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening DX (1998)   (Script Writers )
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (1998)   (Script Writer)
The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening (1993)   (Script Writer)
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past (1991)   (Script Writer)


Xenogears (1998)   (Animators (Opening Movie))
Super Mario All-Stars (1993)   (Course Designers)


Haunting Ground (2005)   (Assistant Editor)
Final Fantasy VII (1997)   (Omnibus Japan)


Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire (1996)   (Japanese Text Translation)

Customer/Technical Support

Pokémon Snap (1999)   (Supervisor)


Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam (2015)   (Supervisors)
Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS (2014)   (Supervisors (Original Games))
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U (2014)   (Supervisors (Original Games))
Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon (2013)   (Special Advisors)
Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door (2004)   (Supervisor)
Hamtaro: Ham-Ham Heartbreak (2002)   (Advisors)
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time / Master Quest (2002)   (Script Support)
Hamtaro: Ham-Hams Unite! (2001)   (Advisors)
Kirby Super Star (1996)   (Adviser)
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars (1996)   (Screenplay Advisor)


Stretchmo (2015)   (Special Thanks)
Kirby: Triple Deluxe (2014)   (Special Thanks)
Pushmo World (2014)   (Special Thanks)
LEGO City: Undercover (2013)   (Special Thanks)
LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins (2013)   (Special Thanks)
Mario Party 9 (2012)   (Special Thanks)
Kirby's Return to Dream Land (2011)   (Special Thanks)
Mario Kart 7 (2011)   (Special Thanks)
Red Steel (2006)  
NBA Courtside 2002 (2002)   (Special Thanks)
Pikmin (2001)   (Special Thanks)
Pokémon Stadium 2 (2000)   (Original Pokémon Stadium Staff )
Pokémon Stadium (1999)   (Special Thanks )
Super Smash Bros. (1999)   (Special Thanks)
Pilotwings 64 (1996)   (Special Thanks)
Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest (1995)   (Special Thanks)
Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island (1995)   (Special Thanks)


Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire (1996)   (Nintendo Co., Inc.)
Kirby's Avalanche (1995)   (Nintendo Staff)
Nintendo Campus Challenge 1991 (1991)   (Original Super Mario Bros. 3 staff (uncredited))

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